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Revista de Gastroenterología del Perú

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CURIOSO VILCHEZ, Walter H.; RIVERA VEGA, Juan  and  CURIOSO ABRIOJO, Walter I.. Síndrome De Rapunzel: reporte de un caso y revisión de la literatura. Rev. gastroenterol. Perú [online]. 2002, vol.22, n.2, pp.168-172. ISSN 1022-5129.

The Rapunzel syndrome, is a rare form of gastric trichobezoar extending throughout the bowel.  A case history of a 22-year-old peruvian women is described. This is the thirteenth patient with RS reported in the literature. The epidemiology, clinical features, diagnosis, complications, treatment, and literature are briefly reviewed.

Keywords : Rapunzel syndrome; gastric trichobezoar.

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